Allium ‘Summer Beauty’
Summer Beauty ornamental onion
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In midsummer butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds will be drawn to the small globes of mauve flowers of this charming ornamental onion. Plant in abundance for a spectacular show!
Plant Type: bulb
Foliage Type: deciduous
Plant Height: 1 ft. 9 in. (0.53 meters)
Plant Width/Spread: 1 ft. 0 in. (0.30 meters)
Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 8
Flower Color: pink
Sun/Light Exposure: best in full sun, but tolerates light to open shade
Water Requirements: drought tolerant
Seasonal Interest: midsummer mauve flowers
Wildlife Associations: bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
- Culture Notes
- Plant this bulb in full sun for best growth and flowering, although it will tolerate light to open shade. The soil should be well-drained and sandy soils are fine. Drought tolerant once established.